Piccolo

Control your home with gestures

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Piccolo is building the world’s first vision assistant. It uses a 3D camera and computer vision to let you control devices with gestures. It lets you point at lamps to turn them on and you can control your TV with simple hand movements.

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Reviews

  • Andrew TjangCTO, Cognition IP
    Pros: 

    Living in the future rocks!

    It really works.

    Cons: 

    None

    We've been lucky enough to have one of these magic boxes in our living room for the last few months. When I say magic, I mean it. No other explanation. (OK, well maybe there are - really hard work, a dash of AI, and a clear vision of the future).

    Need to go to the bathroom? Raise my hands, and Netflix pauses. Too dark for my pitch black treks to get water from the refrigerator? Just raise a hand. I'm really excited to see what comes next. Great job guys!

    Andrew Tjang has used this product for one month.
  • Jaxson KhanMarketing @ Nudge.ai
    Pros: 

    Incredibly easy to use.

    Cons: 

    When can I buy?!

    My first time using Piccolo in the demo was incredible. It was simple and intuitive to understand. This is the future.

    Jaxson Khan has used this product for one day.

Discussion

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Marlon MisraMaker@marlonmisra
Hi PH — Marlon & Neil from Piccolo here. Piccolo is a smart camera that lets you control your TV, lamps, fans, speakers, and other devices with simple gestures. For example, you can point at your lamps with your hand to turn them on or off. To set up Piccolo, you can place it anywhere (near the TV is usually best), and then on the app you can indicate where your devices are with boxes. After that, you can connect those same devices (Chromecast, Hue lights, smart plugs, etc.) with Piccolo, and you’re good to go. If you join the waitlist on our website, you have a chance at getting one of 20 pre-release Piccolos next month. We’d love to hear some feedback and look forwarding to answering any questions!
AbadesiHiring@abadesi · 👩🏽‍💻 Product Hunt | Hustle Crew | NTT
The future has arrived 👽 love this!
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Nice to reconnect with you on PH, @marlonmisra. 😊 Think you could hook us up with a piccolo for the AngelList/Product Hunt office? We'd love to do a livestream demo sometime.
Marlon MisraMaker@marlonmisra
@rrhoover yes we'd love to!
Davis Baer@daviswbaer · Co-Founder of OneUp
Every breath I take, Every move I make, Every bond I break, Every step I take, Piccolo will be watching me.
Davis Baer@daviswbaer · Co-Founder of OneUp
But in all seriousness, how do address the concern about privacy?
Marlon MisraMaker@marlonmisra
@daviswbaer since Piccolo is not a security camera, we don't store any images/videos.
Brian LeePro@kay0stheory · code monkey @ theymadethat
@daviswbaer @marlonmisra Is processing done locally or in the cloud?
Marlon MisraMaker@marlonmisra
@daviswbaer @kay0stheory both. some preprocessing on device, and the more complex models run in the cloud. the models that do pose estimation are too complex to run locally (unless you use a really expensive computer) for now.
Deepak Chhugani@deepak_chhugani · Founder @ The Lobby (YC W18)
Insane! I've used this a few times and it's like magic. Can't wait to buy one of these.